National Safety Month: A Revocable Living Trust as Your Tool for Safety

For over a quarter of a century, the National Safety Council has recognized June as National Safety Month. An objective of National […]

Two Essential Things to Add to Your Moving Checklist

The month of May means not only the end of the school year and the beginning of summer but also the beginning […]

In Honor of Earth Day, Consider Some Eco-Friendly Burial Options

When it comes to death and what to do with a deceased’s remains, most people think of only two options: burial or […]

Using a Standby Supplemental Needs Trust to Protect Your Loved Ones

We all plan for “just-in-case” scenarios. When packing for our week-long vacation, we throw in a rain jacket even though the weather […]

Estate Planning Lessons We Learned from US Presidents

February 21 is the day on which we celebrate several US presidents who made noteworthy contributions to our country. As with any […]

Three Steps to Prioritize Your Happiness and the Happiness of Your Loved Ones

Not only is January the first month of a new year, it is also a time when many celebrate Hunt for Happiness […]

Why You Might Not Want to Name Your Advisor as a Beneficiary

Imagine the following scenario: For years, you have worked with a valued professional advisor who has become a close friend, maybe even […]

What to Do If You Are in a Fender Bender and How It Might Affect Your Estate Planning

In the words of George R. R. Martin’s fictional characters from the noble house Stark, “Winter is coming.” Along with this change of […]

Estate Planning Awareness Week: Don’t Fall Victim to These Common Myths

Next week is Estate Planning Awareness Week (October 18–24, 2021). To that end, this month’s newsletter is geared toward helping you become […]

Preparing for the Reduction in the Estate Tax Exemption

In late May of this year, the U.S. Treasury released a publication detailing a number of the proposed tax code changes that […]

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